Key Issues in Information Systems Management in Companies in Slovenia

  • Stanislav Sotlar
  • Jože Zupančič

The goal of this paper is to identify the issues in information systems (IS) management expected to be the most important over the next three to five years, to assess the importance of these issues, and compare the results of our study to the findings of similar investigations, with emphasis on the study done in Slovenia in 1992. The two-round Delphi method was used to collect the opinions of IS managers in Slovenian companies. The Qmethod and Q-sort ranking were used for data analysis. The study showed that views and opinions of IS department managers in Slovenia are becoming more similar to the views of their counterparts from other countries, revealed by other comparable investigations. This indicates that the economic and cultural environment in Slovenia that was specific after the economic and political transition in the nineties does not deviate considerably from the environment in other countries. Compared to the earlier study, technology-related issues became less important, and business-related issues appear to be more important.


Information System Management Issue Information System Management Department Manager Business System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stanislav Sotlar
    • 1
  • Jože Zupančič
    • 2
  1. 1.RTH d.o.o
  2. 2.Systems Development LaboratoryUniversity of MariborSlovenia

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